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9/05/15, 9:17 AM -

Due to a water main break at JFK and Mt. Auburn Streets in Cambridge early Friday morning, traffic in and around Harvard Square will be delayed or detoured until further notice. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area during their commute. 

Patrons of the Square are encouraged to use public transit, walk, or bike when travelling to the area.

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What's New in Cambridge

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    Free Community Classroom Comprehensive Business Program Available to Eligible Residents & Business Owners

    The free, 10-week business planning program on Monday nights from Oct. 19-Dec. 14 will offer 30 HUD-eligible Cambridge residents and business owners the opportunity to learn how to develop their business plan and grow their business utilizing marketing strategies.

  • City of Cambridge Resource Guide

    New Compact City Resource Guide Now Available

    The City of Cambridge has developed a new “credit card” size City Resource Guide that includes helpful numbers and information in an easy-to-keep and convenient expandable format. The guide is available at City Hall, library branches, senior centers, and customer service windows at City Hall, City Clerk’s Office and Traffic Department.

  • Charrette on Homelessness

    Join the Conversation about Homelessness in Cambridge this September

    The City of Cambridge Department of Human Service Programs, in consultation with the Cambridge Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) and other City departments, has partnered with the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) to facilitate a community planning process on homelessness. Please join us September 15-18 for a unique community planning experience.

  • Department of Human Services Programs

    Cambridge Human Services Commission Vacancies

    The Commission advises the City Manager and the Assistant City Manager for Human Services on human services policy issues, needs assessment, and funding allocations, and helps promote activities that enhance the quality of life for Cambridge residents.

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    Rental Units for Middle-Income Households

    Applications are now being accepted for 15 rental units affordable to middle-income households in a newly constructed, mixed-income building near Kendall Square.

  • Auburn Court

    September Affordable Housing Information Sessions

    The Housing Division of the city’s Community Development Department will be holding Rental and Homeownership Information Sessions on Sept. 10 & 22.

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    City Offices Closed on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 7

    Trash and recycling daily pickup routes will be one day behind schedule for the remainder of that week. The odd side B district will be swept on Monday, Aug. 31.

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager